Listener Fails to Start and Yields: TNS-01198 Listener Failed to Initialize (Doc ID 2263750.1)

Last updated on MAY 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version 12.1.0.2 to 12.1.0.2B1 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Flex ASM Listener start failed with error TNS-01198 when GI starting.
Also same error occurred when using lsnrctl.

 

Changes

 This is likely a new installation or the listener.ora file has been edited recently. 

Cause

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